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Freakonomics

Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?

Season 5, Episode 16 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: a look at the supply side of the education equation — the teachers — as well the demand side, the students.  Teacher q...

How to Fix a Broken High-Schooler, in Four Easy Steps: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “How to Fix a Broken High-Schooler, in Four Easy Steps.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen vi...

Make Me a Match

Season 5, Episode 15 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: sure, markets generally work well. But for some transactions — like school admissions and organ transplants — money alone...

Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or ...

Think Like a Child

Season 5, Episode 14 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: Why would anyone want to think like a child? Aren’t kids just sloppy, inchoate versions of us? Hardly. As Stephen Dubner ...

Do Boycotts Work? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Do Boycotts Work?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above.) At issue:...

How Can Tiny Norway Afford So Many Teslas?

Season 5, Episode 13 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: In 2014, Tesla’s Model S became the best-selling car in Norway ever for a one-month period. Not bad for a luxury electric...

How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the...

Is Migration a Basic Human Right?

Season 5, Episode 12 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: The argument for open borders is compelling — and deeply problematic. We hear from economists for and against the argument ...

Win Free Tickets to See Dubner on Stage in Brooklyn on January 14

Stephen Dubner’s new podcast Question of the Day launched in August, it immediately shot to No. 1 on the iTunes chart. Last month it was selected as one of iTunes "Best of 2015." (You can subsc...